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When “geopolitical mistrust and competition” has pushed the nuclear risk to Cold War levels, total elimination of such weapons is the only route to a peaceful future, the UN chief has said.

Taking urgent steps to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, world leaders launched a high level dialogue on Financing for Development on Wednesday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday called for expanding the UN Security Council and reforming the right of veto granted to its permanent members, in his first in-person address around the iconic horseshoe table.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has underlined support for South Africa in the wake of the deadly fire in Johannesburg on Thursday which killed at least 74 people, including 12 children.

© UNICEF/Mary Gelman A coder in Kigali, Rwanda designs apps to encourage savings and financial independence.

MINUSMA/Gema Cortes – UN peacekeepers patrol the Ménaka region in eastern Mali, an area where terrorist groups operate.

© WFP/Viktor Pesenti – Destroyed Residential Building in Dnipro, Ukraine (file photo).

© UNICEF/Kim – Rechargeable solar lamps are helping girls study after sunset in Chad.

© Michele Cattani A soldier on the lookout in northern Burkina Faso (file)

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